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[Hastings Miniature Village]
A short film showing a montage of shots captured at a miniature village at Hastings, where tiny painted figures populate the scaled-down buildings. People walk between the buildings, looking around the attraction. Taken by B. C. Suter in the 1950s. [Shots are shaky]
An extended and intertitled film showing two boys going on an outing to Hastings, visiting the gardens at White Rock with views of Hastings Pier, Pavilion and Bandstand; followed by an outing to the Pett Levels on a bus.
Holiday in May
A film showing a family holiday opening with two boys visiting a playground in Gensing Gardens (St Leonards-on-Sea), the towns of Rye, Battle, and Eastbourne; closing with a visit to Hastings Castle and gardens.
The R.A.C. Internal Rally of Great Britain
This film follows the 1956 R.A.C. Internal Rally of Great Britain as it takes place over three days. The rally drivers set out from Hastings and Blackpool and travel to various locations across Britain, completing a range of manoeuvres on the way. The rally finishes at Blackpool, Lancashire where the winner is seen crossing the finish line.
[K.C.C. Parade; H.R.H. Princess Alexandra; Woking scenes]
A short amateur film from the late 1950s featuring a Kent County Constabulary Parade at Maidstone in the presence of HRH Princess Alexandra of Kent, followed by other family related scenes with the group on a picnic and visiting the beach, Pier and Castle in Hastings.
3rd Battalion the Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment
|Date||1958 - 1961||ID||1748|
This silent film features events in the life of the 3rd Battalion The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment (TA) between 1958 and 1961. Intersected with titles, the film includes exercises, civil defence training, parades, initiative tests, combined operations, an annual camp and a tour of Belgium and the Netherlands.
[St Lawrence College CCF; Harvest Festival; Bournemouth; Silver City Aircraft at Manston; Cricket at Hastings]
|Date||1959; 27 September 1959; 1960||ID||9166|
This edited film shows scenes of a St Lawrence College CCF military demonstration with a military band, a field of poppies, and family group portraits in a garden. A harvest festival celebration takes place at the Three Bridges Free Church with flowers and vegetables on the stage. An outing to Milford-on-Sea, is followed by further scenes of a Military band display. The next sequence shows a HP81 Hermes 4A Silver City aeroplane (G-ALDU) at Manston Airfield and a cricket match at the Devonshire Terrace, Hastings.
[Holiday to the West Country]
|Date||1960 - 1964||ID||5665|
This film contains footage of the Dickins' home life in Surrey and the surrounding area. There is also footage from various day trips, and holidays to the West Country and Spain. Note: The online film clip includes footage from an 'oral history' interview conducted with John Dickins in February 2008.
[Camping Trips and Garden Scenes]
|Date||1960 - 1961 [?]||ID||5686|
This short film shows brief scenes from two camping trips, separated by shots of the Dickins family home.
[Our First; Family Album]
This family film shows several outings to the seaside at Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea including: a visit to St Leonard's Pool or Lido; a stroll along the seafront at Marine Parade; a visit to the amusements in Hastings Old Town; and a visit to the Pier at Eastbourne. The final scenes shows the family on the rides at a Funfair in London's Battersea Park. The four towers of Battersea Powerstation are visible over the tree tops behind the amusements.
[Eynsford Friary; Storm at Hastings]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1970s]||ID||7921|
A film showing scenes around East Sussex and Bexley (Kent) interspersed with footage taken from the front of a car. Scenes include the Eynsford Friary in Bexley, travel on the Bluebell Railway, Hastings Old Town, seafront, Hastings Miniature and funicular railway and several beach scenes at Bexhill-on-Sea.
[Bexhill & Places: College; St. Peters Christmas; Hidlands; Sea Moods; Hastings; Gravesend; London at Night]
|Date||[ca. 1960 - 1970s]||ID||7923|
A collection of scenes from around East Sussex and Kent, interspersed with footage taken from the front of a car, that includes views of a beach, a visit to London with shots of a London Trade Show and domestic Christmas family scenes at home in Bexhill-on-Sea as recorded by Christopher Harris.
Family Album 1961 - 1965
|Date||1961 - 1965||ID||362|
Footage of a family at home and on outings over the year. Includes scenes by the sea during summer and sledging in winter. There is also footage of a school sports day.
A film of various domestic family scenes in Spring that include pets, trees and flowers in bloom and a trip to Eastbourne seafront with the pier, and a boat moored on the beach. This is followed by a view of Eastbourne's 'Carpet Gardens' and a large modernist style clock face. [possibly continued on TID: 5723]
This edited film shows a journey between Bexhill-on-Sea and several English counties that includes Salisbury in Wiltshire, Bristol and Taunton in Somerset, Cheltenham Spa in Gloucestershire, and Reading. Views from the vehicle includes various churches and town street scenes, as well as views of other road traffic, transportation vehicles and fire engines. Shots mainly between two cars travelling in convoy. A map illustrates the journey between the counties.
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